Families with young children experiencing homelessness are nearly invisible. It’s time for communities to come together to collaborate on affordable housing initiatives for families with young children, and to look for every opportunity possible to provide supportive services, including early intervention services, for families with children under age 6 experiencing homelessness.
If your state does not have a state-wide program, local funders still have the opportunity to establish a locally or regionally based administrative home to manage the investment being made in their local early education workforce community(ies).
Today is World Teachers’ Day, a time to acknowledge and thank the teachers in our classrooms for all they do to support, nurture and educate our children. What they could really use this World Teachers’ Day is better pay and benefits.
Life Beyond Graduation: Three-Year Follow-Up Study of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Recipients – Year Three
This third report describes the results of a comprehensive, three-year longitudinal study of recent college graduates supported by the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Initiative. This report is the third and final report in the series of reports.
“WAGE$ makes me want to keep going with my coursework. I love what I do, but there is not a lot of money in it. WAGE$ is an incentive to do it, to keep going because there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. My supplement increases with more classes. Who doesn’t like getting more money for more education when that coursework also helps change your life? You have education and you have money. It is a win-win. I don’t want to lose my supplement. It’s a big incentive.”